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Old 06-17-2015, 04:55 PM   #1
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Here is a schedule (in Excel, downloadable) for those who don't know what to do all day in ER.

The Early Retiree’s Weekly Schedule | Root of Good
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Here is a schedule (in Excel, downloadable) for those who don't know what to do all day in ER.

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That schedule looks pretty similar to my own.
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Old 06-18-2015, 01:05 AM   #3
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Love it! One suggestion for improvement: More naps.
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What's with the 5pm dinner most days? Is this to catch the Denny's specials, or do some people like to wait 14 hrs after dinner to have breakfast?
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What's with the 5pm dinner most days? Is this to catch the Denny's specials, or do some people like to wait 14 hrs after dinner to have breakfast?
That's what happens in most families in the US with small kids at home.
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We don't need no stinkin' schedules.
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I like the "adventure time" category. But there's no way I'd go 3 days a week without breakfast.
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We don't need no stinkin' schedules.
+10 We do put stuff on our calendar's so we remember them, but dinner scheduled, nope. Still working a prioritizing what I'm doing... just not enough time.
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I have to agree..and making an Excel spreadsheet of it? Hmmm...no. If I had a schedule, it would tell me to put my Kindle down and go take a nap...So I'm off!

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Those are clever charts, Fuego, and a very good visual way of showing the ER life compared to a full time job.
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I sort of believe you can only do two of them well at any given time. Chart gives a very good visual in what happens if you neglect work ..
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It's amazing how little I do on my days off (still w*rking 1, sometimes 1.5 days a week). Can't imagine how little it will be when I am fully retired by 1/2016.


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That's what happens in most families in the US with small kids at home.

Yep. And in our case, that 5 pm start of dinner is when we start cooking. Eating is closer to 5:30 or 6. If we started cooking later than that, there wouldn't be any free time after dinner between bath and bedtime for the kids.
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We don't need no stinkin' schedules.
Schedules sound too much like work to me and I'm more of a free form type of person. Might be why my friends call me Mr. Haphazard (but not where money is concerned).
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Ya my thought exactly. Although some of my volunteer jobs do include a schedule. Nasty side product of the J*bs
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+1.

Very little of what I do involves being somewhere at a specific time. Only my square dancing and volunteer work requires me to be somewhere on a particular day and time. Sometimes, that has a ripple effect on my meals. Otherwise, stuff like errands and my cherished daily naps don't have a specific time.
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Well, that's eye-opening even though I live the red one every damn day.
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I wonder what a chart for a Goldman Sachs intern would look like? They just instituted new work hour rules:

Goldman Sachs introduces 17 hour work day limit in wake of burn out death

"The benevolent firm introduced new work hours for summer interns after Bank of America Merrill Lynch intern died from seizure induced by all-nighters."
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Old 06-21-2015, 12:08 AM   #20
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I agree. You must plan your day. I couldn't survive without a bit of structure in my life so I made this strict schedule. I NEVER deviate.

Mine looks like this:

4:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
5:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
6:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
7:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
8:00 AM: Whatever I want
9:00 AM: Whatever I want
10:00 AM: Whatever I want
11:00 AM: Whatever I want
12:00 PM: Whatever I want
1:00 PM: Whatever I want
2:00 PM: Whatever I want
3:00 PM: Whatever I want
4:00 PM: Whatever I want
1:00 PM: Whatever I want
2:00 PM: Whatever I want
5:00 PM: Whatever I want
6:00 PM: Whatever I want
7:00 PM: Whatever I want
8:00 PM: Whatever I want
9:00 PM: Whatever I want
10:00 PM: Whatever I want
11:00 PM: Whatever I want
12:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
1:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
2:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep
3:00 AM: Whatever I want, usually asleep

Edit to add:
I probably should have broken the times into more periods (ie. every 5/10/20/40 minutes) but that wasn't something I wanted to do. Of course, YMMV.
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